Reliance Electric's enhanced FlexPak 3000 digital dc drive offers increased capacity to 600 hp. Operating on three-phase ac input power, the FlexPak 3000 drive operates with regenerative and non-regenerative applications. Other new enhancements to the unit include a DeviceNet communications card and an I/O expansion card. The DeviceNet card allows a FlexPak 3000 to communicate over the open protocol DeviceNet network. The card mounts inside the FlexPak 3000 and includes terminals for network connections. It has the ability to modify parameters, plus operate and monitor the FlexPak 3000. Rockwell Automation, Reliance Electric. Product Code 4363 (P)
A middle school team from Rochester, Mich., has again nabbed the grand prize in the annual international Future City Competition, which drew students from 37 regions of the United States, as well as from England and China.
The word “smart” is becoming the dumbest word around. It has been applied to almost every device and system in our homes. In addition to smartphones and smart meters, we now hear about smart clothing and smart shoes, smart lights, smart homes, smart buildings, and every trendy city today has its smart city project. Just because it has a computer inside and is connected to the Web, does not mean it is smart.
Are you being paid enough? Do you want a better job? According to a recent survey Manpower released just before Engineers Week, employers and engineers don't see eye-to-eye about the state of US engineers' skills and experience.
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